The Moon in Cancer

Since it is the play of the moon to emotionally relate to the various experiences of the universe let us use the moon to look at the myth of thezodiac. After Gemini the Twins comes Cancer the Crab which is a cardinal sign, meaning it initiates, puts forth new creative impulses and feels its way into the filling of space. It is an water sign, meaning it is moist, prone to exploration, and...
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Blame it on Mercury Retrograde

Mercury Retrograde is upon us again. It started late in the eve on the 16th and will last until Dec. 6th. Mercury retrograde is seasonal. It comes three times a year, providing us with a ready excuse to blame the universe for all our ills. Like the rhythm of water falling on stone in a pacific northwest canyon, Mercury retrograde always strikes on Black Friday. Mishaps in the department store...
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11.6.18 Uranus returns to Aries

Uranus returns to Aries today after its initial foray into Taurus. It will transit Taurus until 2026, where it will create upheaval, revolution, and transformation, and technological innovation in the world of finances, pleasure, and how we live upon the earth.  While it was in Taurus you may have been experiencing upheaval in whatever house is ruled by Taurus in your chart. Now, expect to...
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11.5.18 Sun trine Neptune

Sun trine Neptune today brings no certainty. This transit can cause vision or delusion and probably a mix of both. When we have spiritual vision we become deluded about the realities of life on earth. The need to be productive, to work hard, and to contribute to family and society. Those who have strong Neptune placements in their charts know this struggle. It is hard to find any solidity when...
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Moon in Virgo opposes Neptune

11/2/18 While Virgo likes details and immaculate order, Neptune emanates uncertainty, ungrounded dream like phenomena and truthiness. This makes for a day where the truth is uncertain. As a metaphor the day will call for fact checking that Facebook post before sharing it (this post excluded of course.) A Virgo moon is benefited by integrating intuition. This is the gift that Neptune in Pisces...
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The Moon in Taurus

Since it is the work of the moon to illuminate the earth and its things let us use the moon to look at the story of the zodiac. After Aries the Ram comes Taurus the Bull, which is a fixed sign, meaning it stabilizes, holds steady, and endures. It is an earth sign, meaning it is cooling, consolidates and solidifies. Being a feminine sign it is reactive in its action and feminine with a passive...
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The Moon in Aries

Be a courageous warrior when the moon is in Aries Since it is the work of the moon to bring light to the darkness, let us use the moon to look at the archetype of each sign. To start with there is Aries, which is a cardinal sign, meaning it initiates, begins, and sets in motion. It is a fire sign, meaning it heats, expands and consumes. Being a masculine sign it is active in its actions and...
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Putting the Moon to work.

Bringing your myth to light In the last post we explored how the Moon can be used to illuminate different areas of your life as it travels through the astrological houses throughout the month. It is like a great coloring book you get to open every month. Your month is your art, and the moon gives you pages to paint on as you go through the month. We suffer in the west from a certain type of...
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